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" The taxes are indeed very heavy ; and if those laid on by the government were the only ones we had to pay, we might more easily discharg-e them ; but we have many others, and much more grievous to some of us. — We are taxed twice as much by our idleness,... "
The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ... - Page 336
1826 - 407 pages
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Practical Morality, Or, A Guide to Men and Manners: Consisting of Lord ...

Conduct of life - 1841 - 275 pages
...many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much...them that help themselves," as Poor Richard says. 1. • It would be thought a hard government that should lax its people one-tenth part of their lime...
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The third book of reading lessons, Volume 3

Brothers of the Christian schools of Ireland - 1841
...industrious ashamed perplexity increaseth steadily laziness legacy patience business diligence cable IT would be thought a hard government, that should tax its people one-tenth part of then- time, to be employed in its service; but idleness taxes many of us much more: sloth, by bringing...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Illustrated by Tales, Sketches, and Anecdotes ...

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Indians of North America - 1842 - 180 pages
...many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much...something may be done for us ; ' God helps them that help themselves,1 as poor Richard says in his Almanac. " It would be thought a hard government that should...
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Lessons for young persons in humble life [by E. Frank].

Elizabeth Frank - 1842
...; and they are much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness ; three times as much by our pride ; and four times as much...and something may be done for us : " God helps them who help themselves," as Poor Richard says. * Poor Richard is the name of an Almanac, that was published...
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Levende dansk lyrik: fra folkevisen til drachmann

Poul P. M. Pedersen - Danish poetry - 1844 - 580 pages
...many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much...helps them that help themselves, as Poor Richard says. "I. It would be thought a hard government, that should tax its people one-tenth part of their time,...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 24

Periodicals - 1844
...insured content, And love smiled round them wheresoe'er they went. CftABBE. u aru'M. j '• plann'd. j IT would be thought a hard government that should tax its people one-tenth part of their time to be employed in its service ; but idleness taxes many of us much more ; sloth, by bringing on...
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The Works of ... Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral, and ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1846 - 304 pages
...many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much...that should tax its people one-tenth part of their time, to be employed in its service ; but idleness taxes many of us much more, if we reckon all that...
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The Christian's penny magazine, and friend of the people [ed. by J. Campbell ...

Congregational union of England and Wales - 1850
...many uthers, and much mere grievous to some of as. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much...commissioners cannot ease or deliver us, by allowing асу abatement." Yes : and the old American philosopher might have added, the tax which men and women...
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The Christian Pioneer, Volumes 2-5

Baptists - 1744
...and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as mads by our pride, and four times as much by our folly : and from these ;axes the commissioners canaot ease .or deliver us, by allowing «nv abatement." Yes : and the old...
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Life of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1846 - 224 pages
...are taxed twice as much hy our idleness, three times as much hy our pride, and four times as much hy our folly; and from these taxes the commissioners cannot ease or deliver us, hy allowing an ahatement. However, let us hearken to good advice, and something may he done for us;...
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